NWI - Naval Warfare

Japan and China commission new destroyers

7th March 2019 - 10:05 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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Japan commissioned its second and final Asahi-class guided-missile destroyer on 27 February. Meanwhile, China continues its massive naval build-up with the commissioning of yet more warships.

JS Shiranui (pennant number 120) was welcomed into the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), and it will be stationed at Ominato Base in ...

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